Four new staff are to be employed by Leitrim County Council in 2017.
At the budget meeting last week, CEO Frank Curran said the council are hoping to recruit four new staff members next year.
Fine Gael Cllr Frank Dolan queried whether staff will be recruited from existing recruitment panels or whether a new panel will be formed next year.
County CEO, Mr Curran said he expected the new staff will be recruited from the current public sector panel.
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